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Dryer wont start

Set control, turn on, sensing light comes, on dryer wont start, tried end of cycle button to reset, turn contol lock on and off to no avail

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  • the_moops Dec 01, 2008

    Push power button, indicator lights come on, sensing light comes on. Push start button. Dryer makes a click and nothing happens.

  • timdecamp Dec 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. Goes to "sensing" but does not engage motor and start drying. Control panel lights will sequence through to end of cycle without motor ever moving. the power reboot option above did not resolve

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We just had this same problem today. The dryer cycles but the drum never moves. It was the dryer belt. Tore apart the dryer and the belt was broke.

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Dear Gregcoury,
Welcome

You said, set control, turn on, sensing light comes, on dryer wont start, tried end of cycle button to reset, turn control lock on and off to no avail.

How Old Is the Dryer!!!!!!!!

Sounds like we need to try to reset the system!

Huuum At your service!
Lets try this,
Like with an error code.
This can reset the system if it is electronic!
Unplug the appliance and wait a 5 minutes then restart it.
If you can't reach the plug, use the breaker to cut the power for 5 minutes.

It's like rebooting your computer when its acting strange!
Usually it corrects some error problems if they are not serious.
Or they are sometimes just a glitch.

Let me know how it works!
Waiting for your reply!
Thank You
Huuum

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